Thursday, 15 October 2015

‘Homeland is Racist’: Graffiti Artists ‘Bomb’ Award-Winning TV Show

Three street artists took a stab at the American TV-series Homeland when they were hired to paint ‘Arab graffiti’ on a film set for the show. Instead, they ‘bombed’ the show, writing slogans dissing the award-winning series. Nobody noticed and the episode was aired with the graffiti in full view.

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Wednesday, 14 October 2015

'98 Valuable Islamic Lamps Looted From Historic Mosque in Cairo'

At least 98 old Islamic enameled glass lamps are suspected to have been stolen from Al-Rafa’i mosque in Cairo.

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Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Egypt Witnesses a Steep Rise in Vegetable Prices

Vegetables prices in Egypt have seen a steep rise over the past couple of days, Egyptian independent newspaper El Watan reports.
Before the Eid El-Adha holiday at the end of September the cost of a kilo of tomatoes was three to four Egyptian pounds ($US 0.38-0.51). Now it varies between EGP 12 to 14 ($US 1.35-1.79), a price hike El Watan labels ‘insanely high’.
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